Setting up your R Environment

Join us for this hands-on training where you will learn how to install common tools to work with R, including the RStudio development environment and the git version control software. You'll also learn how to customize R and RStudio to be more productive.

What will I learn?

You will learn how to:

  • Install R, RStudio, and git.

  • Customize RStudio.

  • Customize your R profile.

What should I prepare?

Users should have access to a web browser, and the ability to download software on their PC or laptop. All other materials will be provided during the session.

Who should attend?

This course is open to all DataCamp Premium learners, looking to get started working with R on their own PC or laptop. (Note that part of the session involves installing software: you should have access to a PC or laptop where you have permission to do this.)


Richie Cotton

Learning Solutions Architect at DataCamp

Richie has been using R since 2004, in the fields of proteomics, debt collection, and chemical health and safety. He has released almost 30 R packages on CRAN and Bioconductor–most famously the assertive suite of packages – as well as creating and contributing to many others. He also has written two books on R programming, Learning R and Testing R Code.

Connect with Richie on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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